bodega

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bodega

A small grocery store, often situated in a city neighborhood. "Bodega" is a Spanish word meaning "cellar" or "wine cellar." If we're out of milk, it's not a big deal—I'll just run down to the bodega on the corner.

bodega

n. a corner store; a local shop. (From a Spanish term for a wineshop, or simply borrowed from Hispanic speakers in the U.S.) I picked this little thing up at my local bodega.
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The incident happened at a bodega located on Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn late last month, according to NBC 4.
She follows that assertion with this definition of a bodega, linking Bodega and Chino: "In name and in purpose, bodega (Spanish for those little grocery stores, often associated in the barrio with the selling of drugs) become Mercado (a larger, more legitimate American market)" (Dwyer 2003: 171).
Under a Tree outside a Bodega?: Hybridity and Multicultural Citizenship
(1) For those unfamiliar with the term, a bodega is a sort of mom-and-pop convenience store that one finds on almost every street corner in the boroughs of New York City: a local place (or in this case, a person) to which one goes to obtain life's everyday necessities as well as to connect to the local social support networks.
Figure 1 shows the corner location of a bodega which combined store signage with an elaborate mural providing information about the store.
However, what makes a bodega truly different from an Anglo corner store is its ethnic dimension.
If you live in New York City or other major cities in the country, you've probably been to a bodega, local market or corner store.
Concretamente, algunos entrevistados vinculados a bodegas subrayan una marcada preferencia por la compra a pequenos y medianos productores, debido a que logran un mayor poder de negociacion en torno a las condiciones de la compra-venta de uva.